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May 15th, 2017

Women’s Community Clinic & HealthRIGHT 360 are Merging

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT:  Ivan Becerra | 415.392.1000 | ibecerra@finemanpr.com May 15, 2017 HealthRIGHT 360 and Women’s Community Clinic to Merge, Expanding Access to Care for Low-Income Women and Girls in the Bay Area. SAN FRANCISCO —  HealthRIGHT […]

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March 23rd, 2017

SF’s Power Women Speak Up for Reproductive Rights

January 23, 2017 For the first time in two decades, women form the majority on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. And on Tuesday, all six of them will introduce a resolution supporting universal reproductive health care for […]

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March 8th, 2017

Mission Local Features Ladies’ Night

Mission Local, a local news site for the Mission District, recently featured Ladies’ Night and the important role it plays in creating a safe community space for women facing homelessness. Ladies’ Night – a collaborative drop-in event hosted by […]

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June 9th, 2016

AIDS Walk 2016

Help us raise $5,000 for critical HIV services! Women make up 1 in 4 new HIV infections in the Bay Area. On July 17th, we will be walking in San Francisco’s AIDS Walk to raise awareness and funds […]

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February 12th, 2016

HYSTERIA 2016: May 19th- WOW!

More than 450 community members and leaders joined Women’s Community Clinic on Thursday, May 19th for an evening of laughter, food, drink– featuring a special performance by Lizz Winstead, co-creator and correspondent on The Daily Show. The SOLD OUT event raised […]

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February 10th, 2016

Presenting the Clinic’s 2014-15 Annual Report

The 2014-15 Fiscal Year was a busy time at Women’s Community Clinic! We launched Primary Care services, expanded our clinical staff team, got our Electronic Health Records system up and running, and began enrolling clients in health insurance […]

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January 22nd, 2016

Thank You San Francisco Federal Credit Union!

Thanks to San Francisco Federal Credit Union and its members for helping keep our clients warm and dry! We’re experiencing an especially rainy winter, and the SFFCU’s members truly stepped up: 631 coats were collected and distributed to […]

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August 13th, 2015

Cutting Title X Hurts Health Centers

This past month we celebrated National Health Center Week, from August 9th to 15th. For over 30 years, National Health Center Week has been celebrated in order to acknowledge the service and contributions of community health centers in […]

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June 8th, 2015

AIDS Walk 2015!

Help us raise $10,000 for critical HIV services! Donate! Women make up 1 in 4 new HIV infections in the Bay Area. Each year Women’s Community Clinic participates in San Francisco’s AIDS Walk to raise awareness and funds […]

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May 12th, 2015

Looking East for Relief

When you first meet Erinn Terry, you tend to find yourself quickly relaxing. She has a calm, warm demeanor, and speaks softly and thoughtfully. She leans forward as you speak, exuding patience and tranquility, and genuinely reflects on […]

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March 26th, 2015

Giving Clients a Voice Through the Client Advisory Council

You’ve always known that the Clinic supports a client-centered model of care, but have you ever wondered how we get such in-depth client feedback? Beyond listening to each client we see and gathering data from surveys and reviews, […]

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March 26th, 2015

Clinic Unveils the D’Anne Quinton Reception Room

On February 25, 2015, Women’s Community Clinic unveiled the D’Anne Quinton Reception Room, a dedication to a beloved friend of the Clinic and life-long advocate for women’s rights.  The dedication came to fruition when her husband, soul mate, and […]

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March 26th, 2015

Clinic Helps Hundreds Enroll in Coverage

Since the Affordable Care Act took effect, millions of people have newly enrolled in health insurance. Here at the Clinic, our Certified Enrollment Counselors have been helping our clients and their families navigate their insurance options. “Last year […]

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March 15th, 2015

D’Anne Quinton Tribute Fund

D’Anne Quinton was 56 when she was diagnosed with Stage IV cancer and passed away at a time of her choosing two years later, dignified and elegant as always. When D’Anne wasn’t riding her beloved Andalusian horse, Tanguero, […]

Justice at the Intersection

by Kemi Role, Director of Workforce and Outreach When I was in 4th grade, we performed excerpts of the “I Have a Dream” speech at our elementary school assembly. I was assigned the last paragraph of Dr. King’s […]

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January 8th, 2015

5 New Year’s Resolutions For a Healthy 2015

2015 is here! What do you plan on committing to in 2015? Check out our top five New Year’s resolutions to help you have a healthy and happy year. Share your thoughts with us on Facebook or on Twitter. New […]

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January 7th, 2015

EVENT: Bay Area Women and Health Care Reform Coalition

Join Women’s Community Clinic and the Bay Area Women + Health Care Reform Coalition for: Fulfilling the Promise of Health Care Reform for Women: Expanding Access and Exploring Pathways to Coverage With Opening Remarks from Alameda County Supervisor […]

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December 10th, 2014

Team-Based Care: New Clinical Practice

Who do you consider part of your care team? If you’re like most people, your list ends after Doctor. But what about the Medical Assistant who takes your vitals before the visit? Or the front desk staff who […]

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December 10th, 2014

Revolutionizing Client Care Through Technology

The ability to Skype with your grandma in New York, tweet directly to the President of the United States, or Google the answer to virtually any question, makes the barriers to communication at your doctor’s office all the […]

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December 10th, 2014

Homeless for the Holidays

For many of us, the essence of the holiday season is simple: food, warmth, community.  Our Outreach Program aims to bring that and more to hundreds of homeless women in San Francisco with our 10th annual Ladies’ Night […]

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November 10th, 2014

Clinic Receives Illuminate Award from Oasis For Girls

Women’s Community Clinic was honored this past Thursday by fellow women’s empowerment nonprofit Oasis For Girls, at their 15th Anniversary Celebration, Shine! The Clinic received their Illuminate Award, presented to a nonprofit organization that “provides impactful programs to […]

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October 9th, 2014

NEW: Electronic Health Records!

Here in San Francisco, the technology capital of the world, nearly every industry and facet of daily life has been impacted by innovations in computer science. It’s only fitting that now Women’s Community Clinic join the growing number […]

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August 28th, 2014

Ladies’ Night Turns 10

Last April Ladies’ Night celebrated its 10 year anniversary with music, food, and lots of love. Ladies’ Night is a weekly, women-only drop-in night at the Mission Neighborhood Resource Center, organized in partnership by the Clinic and several […]

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August 28th, 2014

Clinic Celebrates Spin-off From Tides Center

Since beginning operations in 1999, Women’s Community Clinic has been a fiscally sponsored project of the Tides Center. Now, after 15 years of growth and transformation, we are excited to start our next chapter as an independent nonprofit. […]

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August 28th, 2014

Introducing Primary Care Services

As previously reported, in January, 2014, the Clinic began offering care for everything from unexpected aches, to routine physicals, to care for colds or chronic conditions like asthma and diabetes—right here in the same community-based environment our clients […]

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August 8th, 2014

Join our Client Advisory Council!

Are you a current or recently former client of Women’s Community Clinic? Do you have something to say about your experience at the Clinic? Do you want to get a behind-the-scenes look at our operations? Have ideas on […]

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August 7th, 2014

Blue Shield Of California Foundation Awards Clinic $31,500

Blue Shield of California Foundation announced that it is awarding $31,500 in unrestricted funds to Women’s Community Clinic! As a longstanding ally to safety net providers across the state, the Foundation is proud to partner with the Clinic. […]

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August 6th, 2014

We Now Accept Medi-Cal for Primary Care

As of August 1st, 2014, the Clinic now accepts San Francisco Health Plan (SFHP) Medi-Cal for Primary Care visits! We are thrilled that as a SFHP Primary Care Provider we can offer services to even more clients. Every […]

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July 29th, 2014

AmeriCorps Year Ends With Growth & Inspiration

July 31st brings to a close the tenure of our three outstanding AmeriCorps members. The AmeriCorps program at Women’s Community Clinic is part of our extensive workforce development programs, which focus on training the next generation of healthcare […]

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July 27th, 2014

AIDS Walk a Success!

On Sunday July 20th, 2014, Women’s Community Clinic participated in our 8th year of San Francisco AIDS Walk. Our team met bright and early at Golden Gate Park to loop the 10K route through the park, cheering, dancing, […]

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June 9th, 2014

Twitter Volunteers at #FridayforGood

On Friday, June 6th, thirteen Twitter employees joined us at the Clinic for their semi-annual day of volunteerism, #FridayforGood. The Clinic was among more than 50 San Francisco organizations that hosted a work group that day, and Twitter […]

VIDEO – Women’s Community Clinic

If you’ve ever had to explain to someone what the Clinic does in less than 5 minutes, this video is for you! From clients, to volunteers, to outreach, this video touches the many unique aspects of Women’s Community […]

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June 5th, 2014

Diana Taylor, our first Hysterical Hero

This video was shown at HYSTERIA 2014, in honor of our first ever Hysterical Hero, Diana Taylor. Dr. Taylor, a professor emerita at UC San Francisco School of Nursing, was instrumental to the founding of the Clinic. With […]

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May 18th, 2014

Bay to Breakers, the Birth Control Superheroes

Thank you to the UCSF OBGYN interns who formed a team for this year’s Bay to Breakers to raise funds for Women’s Community Clinic. Team Birth Control featured the well known Birth Control Superheroes Condom Man, Nuva Ring, […]

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May 14th, 2014

HYSTERIA 2014 Raises $110,000 for Women’s Health

HYSTERIA 2014 was a huge success! Thank you to everyone who made HYSTERIA 2014 a great accomplishment for the Clinic. On May 8th a sold-out crowd packed the theater of the Jewish Community Center for an evening of comedy, […]

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December 11th, 2013

Training More Volunteers in the New Year

Along with new primary care services and electronic health records technology, the New Year will bring new faces to the Clinic. Our next cohort of Health Worker Volunteers will join our team this January […]

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December 11th, 2013

Primary Care Beginning in 2014!

In 2014, we will continue providing excellent, affordable women’s health care while expanding our services to become a medical home for the women who rely on us. […]

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July 22nd, 2013

AIDS Walk 2013

The Women’s Community Clinic participated in the San Francisco AIDS Walk on Sunday, July 21 in Golden Gate Park. Our 40 team members raised over $8,000! Thanks to a special initiative of the SF AIDS Foundation, $8,000 will go to […]

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July 18th, 2013

Volunteer Appreciation Party 2013

In 2012, 161 volunteer Health Workers and clinicians donated 14,237 hours of their time to provide 50% of the Clinic’s services, at an in-kind value of $308,839. We had a wonderful time celebrating our amazing volunteers at our […]

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May 16th, 2013

2013 National Women’s Health Week Open House

On Wednesday, May 15, 2013, more than 75 people came out to celebrate National Women’s Health Week at the Women’s Community Clinic Open House. Tours were given of our new facility and attendees enjoyed mingling with Board members, […]

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March 29th, 2013

Reproductive Freedom Week 2013

The Women’s Community Clinic, as a member of the California Coalition for Reproductive Freedom (CCRF), spent the week of March 25 to 29 participating in Reproductive Freedom Week. We met with staff at the offices of Senator Leland Yee, Senator […]

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December 17th, 2011

Health Care Reform Discussion

On December 17, the Women’s Community Clinic and Planned Parenthood Golden Gate hosted an interactive community discussion to bring forth solutions to help the Obama-Biden Transition team reduce health care disparities. 18 health care providers, volunteers and community […]